Four Color #1029 - Boots and Saddles
(September-November 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "BOOTS AND SADDLES, No. 1029". Code number is BOOTS+SADDLES O.S. #1029-599. Copyright 1959 by California National Productions, Inc. Second of three Boots and Saddles Four Colors. Based on the 1959 syndicated TV series "Boots and Saddles".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Boots and Saddles / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Capt. Shank Adams (photo of John Pickard); Luke Cummings (photo of Michael Hinn)

[Preview] (Table of Contents: 1)

[Boots and Saddles] / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Capt. Shank Adams (photo of John Pickard); Luke Cummings (photo of Michael Hinn)
Synopsis
Preview of first story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three photos and brief typeset text.

Bad Medicine (Table of Contents: 2)

Boots and Saddles / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Capt. Shank Adams; Corp. Davis
Synopsis
When Chief Otter Claw's son develops smallpox, his medicine man says it is the white man's fault and wants to wage war. Capt. Adams brings the fort doctor to apply a vaccination to the boy and his recovery is the key to war or peace.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records. (August 4, 2007)

The Gun Smugglers (Table of Contents: 3)

Boots and Saddles / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Capt. Shank Adams; Luke Cummings; Sgt. Bullock
Synopsis
The Cavalry is frustrated when gun smugglers escape across the Rio Grande River, which they have orders not to cross. They trick the smugglers into stealing defective rifles and when the Mexicans chase them back across the border for selling them bad goods, the smugglers are caught in a crossfire from both the Mexicans and the Calvary.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Book Soldier (Table of Contents: 4)

Boots and Saddles / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Capt. Shank Adams; Sgt. Bullock
Synopsis
A new Sergeant at the fort does everything "by the book" of Army Regulations. His rigid adherence to the regulations causes friction in the fort and when he goes out on patrol, their horses are stolen by Apaches and he and his men have to walk.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records. (August 4, 2007)

Western Forts (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman ?
Pencils
Frank Giacoia
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about life inside a western Army fort.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Army Men (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman ?
Pencils
Frank Giacoia
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about the types of men who joined the Army after the Civil War.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Panels with text underneath. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Boots and Saddles
  2. 1. [Preview]
    [Boots and Saddles]
  3. 2. Bad Medicine
    Boots and Saddles
  4. 3. The Gun Smugglers
    Boots and Saddles
  5. 4. The Book Soldier
    Boots and Saddles
  6. 5. Western Forts
  7. 6. Army Men
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